Louis Latour

Grand Ardèche Chardonnay

8.823 ratings
8.82 pro ratings
Ardèche, Rhône, France
Chardonnay
Top Notes For
Felipe Ferreiro

Sommelier/Wine Director Restaurante Las Rias Bajas

9.0

Magnificat 2016

Magnificat 2016

Jul 9th, 2016
David Burke

Nice and delicate, different from a California Chardonnay

Nice and delicate, different from a California Chardonnay

May 11th, 2017
Sean Lowry

2013v. A Burgundy powerhouse brand meets southern France value. Pours a faint yellow. On the nose- almonds, oak, wax and chalky minerality. On the palette some soft and tart pineapple. I also get a little brioche sweetness that came out well with the savory flavor of a mild époisses cheese. Decent finish with a little saline and oak. 13.5% ABV. Overall, a great QPR for a Whole Foods-available Burgundy imitator, and also not a bad substitute for the more refined, floral viogniers from nearby Condrieu. Winemaker's site also says they make an unoaked Ardèche as well.

2013v. A Burgundy powerhouse brand meets southern France value. Pours a faint yellow. On the nose- almonds, oak, wax and chalky minerality. On the palette some soft and tart pineapple. I also get a little brioche sweetness that came out well with the savory flavor of a mild époisses cheese. Decent finish with a little saline and oak. 13.5% ABV. Overall, a great QPR for a Whole Foods-available Burgundy imitator, and also not a bad substitute for the more refined, floral viogniers from nearby Condrieu. Winemaker's site also says they make an unoaked Ardèche as well.

Dec 31st, 2016
Adam Mollsen

Lots of minerality and acidity no heavy butter even though oak aged. Not a chard fan but I liked this

Lots of minerality and acidity no heavy butter even though oak aged. Not a chard fan but I liked this

Aug 28th, 2016
Jorge Conde Prendes

Intenso, notas tostadas, notas ahumadas, en boca amargor, taninos maduros,

Intenso, notas tostadas, notas ahumadas, en boca amargor, taninos maduros,

May 30th, 2016
Jon Simpson

Case of this for a birthday party.

Case of this for a birthday party.

Apr 23rd, 2016
Victoria Cumbow

Very buttery and sweet. Tart, but not in a way I enjoy. Slight acidic aftertaste.

Very buttery and sweet. Tart, but not in a way I enjoy. Slight acidic aftertaste.

Mar 6th, 2016
Eric B
8.2

A bit too sweet for my liking.

A bit too sweet for my liking.

Jan 31st, 2016
Aubeneau Jeremy

Joli chardonnay. Un peu trop boisé à mon goût mais un côté floral intéressant.bel équilibre entre rondeur et fraîcheur. Prix très correct pour la qualité de ce vin (11 euros)

Joli chardonnay. Un peu trop boisé à mon goût mais un côté floral intéressant.bel équilibre entre rondeur et fraîcheur. Prix très correct pour la qualité de ce vin (11 euros)

Jan 23rd, 2016
Darrell K.

Apple and slight pear flavors. Noticeably unoaked, but that's not a bad thing as it lets the limestone and chalk terroir come through on the finish.

Apple and slight pear flavors. Noticeably unoaked, but that's not a bad thing as it lets the limestone and chalk terroir come through on the finish.

Aug 26th, 2015